The Mercedes-Benz GLE measures 4,819 mm in length, 2,141 mm in width, 1,796 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,915 mm. The luxury SUV is offered with ‘Air Control’ air suspension system, In addition, the Mercedes-Benz GLE has LED headlamps with LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps) and LED tail lamps as standard fitment.
The Mercedes-Benz GLE is offered with a 12.3 inch infotainment system that is compatible with Apple CarPlay. This system is not a touchscreen unit but, can be controlled through a handwriting recognition panel on the centre console. The front seats can be reclined electrically and standard features in the Mercedes-Benz GLE include automatic climate control, cooled glovebox, wireless charging for smartphones under the centre arm rest and adjustable as well as foldable rear seats.
The Mercedes-Benz GLE is powered by one petrol engine and two diesel engines. The 2,996 cc petrol engine generates 333 hp of power at 5,250 rpm and 480 Nm of torque from 1,600 rpm. The smaller diesel motor is a 2,143 cc unit that produces 204 hp of power at 3,800 rpm and 500 Nm of torque between 1,600 rpm and 2,400 rpm. The larger diesel engine is a 2,987 cc unit which produces 258 hp of power and 620 Nm of torque.
Both diesel engines available in the Mercedes-Benz GLE come with a 9 speed automatic transmission while the petrol engine has a 7 speed automatic gearbox. All variants of the Mercedes-Benz GLE are also offered with an all wheel drive system.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class long wheelbase version is offered with seven airbags, ABS (Anti lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), Electronic Stability Programme and Pre Safe system, PARKTRONIC as well as Attention Assist.
Claimed fuel efficiency of the Mercedes-Benz GLE petrol variant is 12.06 kmpl for and 14.4 kmpl for the diesel engine trims. Both mileage figures of the Mercedes-Benz GLE are comparable to its segment.